Corinth, Gulf of
geographical name inlet of Ionian Sea central Greece W of Isthmus of Corinth (neck of land 20 miles or 32 kilometers long connecting Peloponnese with rest of Greece)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Corinth,Gulf of — Corinth, Gulf of Formerly Gulf of Le·pan·to (lĭ pănʹtō, lĕʹpän tô). An inlet of the Ionian Sea between the Peloponnesus and central Greece. * * * …   Universalium

  • Corinth, Gulf of — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Corinth,Isthmus of — Corinth, Isthmus of A narrow isthmus connecting central Greece with the Peloponnesus. It lies between the Gulf of Corinth and the Saronic Sea and is crossed by the Corinth Canal, constructed from 1881 to 1893. * * * …   Universalium

  • Corinth, Isthmus of — ▪ isthmus, Greece Modern Greek  Isthmós Korínthou,         isthmus dividing the Saronic Gulf (an inlet of the Aegean Sea) from the Gulf of Corinth (an inlet of the Ionian Sea). The Isthmus of Corinth connects the Peloponnese with mainland Greece …   Universalium

  • Gulf of Corinth — The Peloponnesos, seen from space The Gulf of Corinth or the Corinthian Gulf (Κορινθιακός Kόλπος, Korinthiakόs Kόlpos, in Greek) is a deep inlet of the Ionian Sea separating the Peloponnese from western mainland Greece. It is bounded in the east… …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of Patras — The Gulf of Patras (Greek: Πατραϊκός Κόλπος Patraikós Kólpos ) is a branch of the Ionian Sea. On the east, it is closed by the Strait of Rion between capes Rio, Greece and Antirrio, near the Rio Antirio bridge. On the west, it is bounded by a… …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of Corinth — noun inlet of the Ionian Sea between central Greece and the Peloponnesus • Syn: ↑Gulf of Lepanto • Instance Hypernyms: ↑gulf • Part Holonyms: ↑Ionian Sea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gulf of Lepanto — noun inlet of the Ionian Sea between central Greece and the Peloponnesus • Syn: ↑Gulf of Corinth • Instance Hypernyms: ↑gulf • Part Holonyms: ↑Ionian Sea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lepanto,Gulf of — Le·pan·to (lĭ pănʹtō, lĕʹpän ), Gulf of See Gulf of Corinth. * * * …   Universalium

  • Patras, Gulf of — or Greek Patraïkós Kólpos geographical name inlet of Ionian Sea W Greece W of Gulf of Corinth …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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